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 /  DAILY EDITION   BY MAIL  FIVE  DOLLARS A YEAR  kW^W^^-  -$m  '-'_-  i.h<-t'SSe?  WEEKLY EDITION BY MAIL  TWO DOLLARS A YEAR  ���-SSI  :*#|  EIGHTH YEAR.  NELSON:  SATURDAY MORNING AUGUST 11 J900  PRICE FIVE CENTS  .m  DIDN'T LIKE THE LYDDITE  X  Why* Chinese Retreated.  1 * London, August 11.���4:30 a.m.���  The morning jjapers express satisfaction at the latest developments  in China. TJie averago comment is  thab China is now genuinely suing  for peace through Li Hung Chang.  Dispatches printed this morning  give further details of the taking  of Yang Tsun. According to the  Daily Mail's correspondent, the  attack was led by the Americans  and British. The Chinese position  consisted of seven lines of entrenchments. The enemy fell back from  ,.one to another until, driven from  the last line, they-fled toward-Pekin  completely -   demoralized. The  Chinese say they retreated because  the British "poured poison" into  their troops. This refers to the  lyddite, whicli the Chinese experienced for the first time. The correspondent adds that the British  casualties wero 200 nnd the Americans 250, but the latter estimate, it  will be noticed, is four times greater  thin that of general Chaffee's report. '  A St. Petersburg special says the  Chinese minister here, Yang Yu,  has received a telegram announcing  that Li Hung Chang is dangerously  ill aud confined_to his bed, and that  he t-has -been- granted a .month's  leave of absence. ' .  Another St. Petersburg dispatch  asserts that the Russiau general  staff* have been notified that the  Chinese, 12,000 strong,* are moving  -from Hii Nan and Hun Pei to,Pekin  and Tien-Tsin.  The Shang-Hai correspondent of  the Daily News, wiring Thursday,  announced that the Chinese merchants are petitioning the authorities not'to land troops..  - "Washington, August 10.���In the  light of the latest dispatch from  minister Conger, received "by the  .state 'department through minister  Wu today, the attitude of ' the a'd-  - ministration is that there is one  thing to be done in the present circumstances, namely to press on to  the,relief of the beseiged garrison  at Pekin. This will be made'known  after extended.communications be-.  tf'een Washington and the president at Canton. ' .'The Conger dispatch was accepted as showing conclusive justification for the,imperative demand of the United States  sent to the Chinese government on  ��� Wednesday night insisting that the*  imperial troops cooperate with the  international forces in the rescueof  ministers, and until this condition,  as well as that of the cessation of  the bombardment, is fully conceded  by China, there is no other course  open but to press steadily onward  in the mission of relief.  The Conger dispatch was received  -before daylight at the Chinese legation and as soon as the official day  opened, minister Wu presented it  to acting seoretary .McAdo at the  state department. ��� Ib was in the  American cipher and was found to  be an identical note with that._ of  ^the~bther ministers at Pekin (that  of the French minister, M. Pichon,  already having appeared), with the  additional fact that seven members  of the American guard had been  killed and sixteen wounded. The  discussion with tho president led to  the determination to reply to the  Conger message at once, and accordingly secretary Root and acting  secretary McAdo conferred on the  terms of the reply. The text was  ready by 3 o'clock, and it was forwarded late in the day. It was  announced officially and positively  ��� that this message will not be made  public. It was made plain,  however, - that the message  was sufficiently guarded as not to  further increase the jeopardy of the  United States minister in case the  Chinese have access to the cipher.  As to the terms of the message they  are believed to make plain that the  government will not advise, much  less direct, that Mr. Conger leave  Pekin under Chinese escort since  the minister had advised Washington that this would mean certain  death. Moreover the reply doubtless lets the minister know that  there is an unaccountable error in  the statement of the Chinese government, as conveyed to him  through the tsung li yamen, that  the foreign governments had urged  repeatedly that the ministers be  sent out cf Pekin under suitable  escort.; .'���   ';   '        \7; . .-���'     '7  Brussels, August (10.���The foreign office has received the following   message,   signed    "Decartier"  (E. de Cartier de Marchienne, first  ^secretary of the Belgian legation at  Pekin): '*Shang-Hai, August 10.���  An imperial decree names Li Hung  Chang as.-minister, plenipotentiary  to negotiate peace." The foreign  office has also received from the  Belgian minister at Pekin a dispatch identical with that received  by the French foreign office from  tho French minister at Pekin, M.  Pichon, telling of the attempts  made by the Chinese to secure the  foreign ministers' acceptance of a  Chinese escort to Tien-Tsin;  Washington, August 10���Orders  have been issued for additional teams  to be sent from Manila to China to  increase the available transportation necessary for the movement of  general Chaffee and his army.  These Jieams can be procured much  sooner from Manila than from this  country.  - St. ~ Petersburg,-Ausust- 10.���It  is reported that 12,000 Chinese  troops are marching from the provinces of Hunan and Hu Pei towards  Pekiipand Tien-Tsin.  ST.    PETEHSI5URG,    August   10.���  Official reports say that three  separate Russian columns succeeded  in surrounding a large Chinese  force at Hai Chau, and that seeing  the Russians arriving from all sides,  the Chinese fled in an easterly direction, leaving a . dozen obsolete  guns behind them. The Russians  pursued the Chinese for thirty-five  versts until they were exhausted  and compelled to abandon the  pursuit.      -  MARTIN LEAVES FOR ATLIN  To Settle Alining Disputes,  Victoria, August 10.���[Special  to The Tribune.]���It was announced  by the attorney-general in the legislature today' that justice - Martin  leaves for Atlin district on August  17th as special commissioner to  settle mining disputes in .the same  way as was* done last year., The  need this time is because of the provisional boundary, run' between  Alaska and British Columbia, which-  , leaves the British side some quarter  claims staked ' under the Alaskan  law, and consequently. Martin will  have full-power, to settler any dis-,  "putes arid"1protect"the'first locators  from any unscrupulous jumpers.  Martin will hold full court in  Atlin on-August 20th.'  Joe Martin kicked against' the  provision .that judge Martin's decision was final without appeal.  But it must be remembered that  Martin is a federal judge and altogether outside of politics, so that in  appointing him the government  have made a ^perfectly impartial  choice. " ' '  Tatlow of Vancouver introduced  another bill aimed against Mongolians. It provides for an educational test for immigrants and prohibits, under penalty of $5000, any  one coming into the province to  work or trade or vote, who cannot  write out and sign an , application  to the provincial secretary in some  European language. __  UITY   LOCAL   tfEWS.  Messrs. Ciiffe & Son, of the Sandon Mining Review, are on the  lookout for a sober and reliable  printer with one or two years' experience at the business. There are  many printers in Nelson who answer to that description,, but they  don't relish the idea of exchanging  metropolitan life for a sojourn in  thehills.  Rev. Dr. Spencer- of Brantford,  Ontario, will preach in the Baptist  church tomorrow. In the morning  his subject will be "The Parable of  the Ten Virgins," and.in -the- evening, "Signs of the Times." Men are  specially invited, and if you come  you will not be disappointed.  An adjourned meeting of the Liberal-Conservative association will  be held in the board of trade rooms  on Tuesday night. 7  Charles Dundee leaves this morning for Ymir. He will be accompanied by A. T.- Van Ettinger of  Portland-, Oregon, who represents  the company which 7 holds j the  $16,000 risk on the destroyed concentrator, T. B. Sumner, vice-president of the Sumner Iron Works,  Everett, Washington, who will  make an expert report on the loss,  and W. L. McMillan of Rossland,  Who will represent the Dundee  company in the examination.  Stuart Tod leaves tonight for a  trip to the old country.7, He sails  on the 18th from Montreal per the  steamer Cambroman.  Rev. William Munroe will preach  on the topic "Hard Times" at the  opera house tomorrow night.  FITZ KNOCKS RUHLIN OUT  In the Sixth Bound.  Madison Square Garden, New  York, August 10. ���Bob Fitzsim-  mons of Australia, but now an  American citizen, met Gus Ruhlin,  the Akron giant, tonight before the  Twentieth Century Club at Madison Square Garden and won by  knocking the Ohioan down and out  in the sixth round. Fitzsimmons  did the trick cleanly and cleverly.  It was a fierce and bloody battle  while it lasted, and at times it  looked as if Ruhlin would -get the  better of the older man, but Fitz  at the proper time would, cub loose  with his fearful body - blows, which  finally snuffed out the Ohio boxer's ���  light.  ' When the betting opened, here  tonight it was 10 to 8 on the Australian.    Ruhlin will be seconded  by Jim Corbett, Billy Madden and  and Charles Goff.   Al Smith will  hold   the   watch  for Ruhlin  and  Percy.Williams for Fitz.   Fitz will  weigh about 170 pounds and Ruhlin  190.     The    "Australian     will    be  handled   by  Bob Armstrong, Dan  Hickey, George Dawson   and  Jeff  Thorne.     Fitz" .was   seen   at   the  Bartholdi hotel just before he left  his room fdr the * ring.*   Neyei* had  be been more confident.' He said:  "I am in the best-of condition. "I.  feel better than when I met Corbett  at Carson City.   My arm .hurts me  no more than it did before . it was  injured and I am going to win.   I  was never more confident."  .r The  betting  all  along favored  Fitz, many wagers at the rate "of  100 to 80 on Lanky Bob being made.  Tonight, however, at the ringside  there was a flush of Ruhlin money,  which forced the odds to turn in  Ruhlin's favor at the rate of 100 to  00,' This did not last long, however, and by the time the men put  up their hands forthe openinground  they   were   equal   favorites,  even  money being' the rule.    Fitz conceded about 32 pounds to Ruhlin,  and .this' in ��� itself was a" serious  handicap.,   ' -   "  - From the word "go" the. men  started in with hurricane-like force.  ,Both-were wild at timesy~but Fitx-  .was always the quicker ^to steady  himself. Ruhlin clinched a good  deal, and for three or four rounds  was the aggressor. He landed some  hard straight lefts on Fitsimmons'  face and swung his right to the  body and head with fearful force.  Several of these blows staggered  Fitz, but none vof them landed,on  the mark, as Fitz was too shifty.  Fit/, forced Ruhlin to break ground  and in a hot mixup the Ohio man  was always the first to ease up and  take refuge in a clinch. Time and  time again Fitz forced Ruhlin to  the ropes, from which position Ruhlin always got away rather clumsily,  while Fitz was always very quick  in his foot movements. When Ruhlin's nose began to bleed from a  stiff left punch the sight of  the blood seemed to have a  deterrenteffectonhinrand Fitz: was  quick to see this. At the first sign  of weakness on Ruhlin's part, Fitz  began his attack on the body, and  each blow he landed there made  Gus wince with pain. Fitz' handlers  kept urging him to play for the  solar plexus, but Fitz only tried itv  occasionally. In the fourth and  fifth- rounds both men showed  plainly the effects of the stiff/and  rapid -vvprk.they had; done in^ the  preceding rounds- Both were tired  and leg weary, but -Ruhlin showed  up  much the worse of  the two,  Fitz was always the quicker on his  feet at the call of time, but now  and - then during the rounds he  seemed to stand still and glare at  his ;;opponent. Ruhlin at these  times also stood still being evidently  grateful for the chance of breathing which Fitz afforded him. Just  once Fitz touched the floor, when  he slipped down from a clinch at  the end of a round.  In the sixth round Ruhlin was  slow in coming to time, while Fitz  jumped at his man. It was then a  question of xvHp could land a telling  punch, as both men were very much  fatigued. Fitz, always the quickest  on his feet, was able to get around  Ruhlin, and while the latter sent a  straight left for Fitz's head, Bob  side stepped safely and landed on  the body and right to head. With  a volley 'of lefts and rights to the  head and neck and a fearful left on  the'solar plexus Fitz sent Ruhlin in  a heap to the floor. This was the  beginning of the end that soon followed. Ruhlin, after taking nine  seconds of the count, arose to his  feet groggy from the effects of the  solar plexus blow. Fitz knew he  had his man and was ready for him.  As soon as Ruhlin got up, Fitz  rushed, sending two lefts to the  face and then shot his right wibh  fearful foraf-to the point of Ruhlin's  jaw. Ruhlin pitched forward as if  struck with an axe and fell on his  face to the floor, where he was  counted out and had to be taken to  his corner.    *  8:40 p.m.���-The crowd is pouring  in rapidlj' and the attendance now  is about 0,0p0. Terry McGovern  was one of the first in the house.  The South Brooklyn terror was  loath'to say. anything about his  preferences, but he was seen to go  into his pocket and get a 'wad  which he gave to Harris toget'down  on Fitz at the- best odds possible.  Some of the bets * are as follows: J  Ben Rose'placed $400 on Fitz, Ed.  Downs of Bridgeport bet $400 to  $300 that Fitz would win inside of  ten rounds, Billy 'Madden bet $200  on his protege, Jack Franklin of  Pittson, Pa., placed $1000 even on  Ruhlin, three separate sports taking the Fitz end.,   "  The preliminary 'fighters entered  the ring at 8:50/' The bout is between George Monroe of New Yoik  and Billy Ryan "of Brooklyn, ten  rounds at 116 pounds.  ��� 8:50 p. m.���The crowd now numbers about 7000.^ Count Lafayette  of-Paris occupies.a box seat-to the  south of the ring.  The officials of the .evening are:  Referee, Charley^White; timekeeper, Teddy Fble.y;-announcer. Joe  Humphreys*. ,'-,'- i%.'    -.  Tom Sharkey is" seated near the  ringside. Sam-Harris bet* $1000 to  $2000-that Fitz will win within ten  rounds. The t preliminary ,bout is  delayed by the non-appearance of  referee White.   -._  9:08 p. m.���Monroe and Ryan are  in the ring and waiting for the referee.       >.' ��� y. '  '.. 9:09-p. m.--Refer"ee Charlie White  climbs through the ropes, and business has begun.. Monroe outclassed  Ryan in the opening round. Both  landed with right to head and lefts  to body, but'no^harm'was done.  Ryan tired visibly in the second,  and Monroe had the game all, his  own way.*1   ~���i f-���    .  Monroe wasja trifle careless wheft  they came up'-for. the third - round, s) ��  and took a left��� jab full-, in the  mouth as a reminder. . George  knocked his man off his feet with a  right swing to jaw, bub Ryan came  up gamely. Monroe simply played  with Ryan until the bell sounded.  The fourth round showed Ryan  doing much better work. He slugged  George with the right to the jaw  and pounded wind* when they came  to the clinch. Monroe was surprised. The Brooklyn boy rushed  matters and placed Monroe on the  defence entirely..  - Monroe began." jabbing in the  fifth, but with little harm to Ryan,  who came close whenever George  started anything and had the  round cinched.-  - Pictures of the big fight ��� will be  taken by a mutascope company. ���  The sixth round was give and  takerwithThonors even at  KRUCER SAYS NO SURRENDER  And Publishes Fake Stories.  - London, August 11.���According  to the Lorenzo Marquez correspondent of the Daily Express, president  Kruger, in the course of an interview last Wednesday, said that the  report that 'he intended to surrender was without foundation. He  declared that the war would last a  long time yet. "A Boer bulletin,"  continues the correspondent, "announces a big battle between Lydenburg and Middleburg, in which  the British had 500 killed and  wounded' It also announces the  capture by burghers, of Heilbron,  Devillersdorp aud Frankfort."  .  Boer reports via Lorenzo Marquez lately have proved worthy of  little credence. The Pretoria plot  is the theme of many editorials this  morning. All the papers decry the  idea of treating the Boers too  leniently.  - "Examples, and stern examples,"  says the Daily Mail, "are necessary.  Although we may not agree with  Sheridan's maxim "Nothing should  be left to an enemy but, eyes  to weep with," ^yet this was the  conclusion of a not inhuman officer  who thoroughly understood war."  Pretoria, August 10.���-It is said  that lord Methuen has arrested  general Dewet's march. All the  Boers in the field credit a-rumor  circulated by their leaders that lord  Roberts ' is dying. Roberts; how-',  ever, is in excellent health, display-'  ing wonderful energy, and rides  long distances daily.  London, August 11.���It is persistently rumored in Lorenzo Marquez, according to a dispatch to the  Daily Telegraph, dated* yesterday,  that Mr. Steyn had committed  suicide.       INSTRUCTIONS ARE RECEIVED  the bell.  Monroe was shifty in the seventh  and rocked Ryan's noddle with  right and left swings. The Brooklyn boy was plucky and strong,  however, and George's blows seemed  not to hurt much.  In the eighth round a serious  mixup occurred, in which Monroe  showed up to good advantage in  body work and short arm jabs.      -  9:50 p.m.���It was announced that  both Fitz and Ruhlin were in the  house and would appear within five  minutes. Monroe went after his  man in the ninth, but could do  nothing with him.  There ,was=, ai-.fine rally at the  ropes, in which Ryan* succeeded in  keeping inside of Monroe's swings.  .The tenth round, was. in favor of  Ryan, who went right after Moni-oe  and landed lefb to jaw and right to  wind. Referee White declared the  contest a draw.-  9:45 p.m.���When the preliminary  bout was finished every seat in the  house was filled except a vacant  stretch of benches at the west end  of the hall. The announcement at  the request of manager Kennedy  was made at 9:50 that both Fitz  and Ruhlin were in the house and  would appear in the ring in five  minutes.  . When the men came into the  house the odds were 10 to 9 in  favor of Ruhlin.. -t  9:55 p. m.���Even money is the  prevailing rate now. Fitz was  first to make his appearance in the  garden, and he was greeted with  loud applause as he sauntered into  the ring.   As soon as he arrived on  {Continued on Page Four.)  From C. P. E. Headquarters.  A. F. Proctor, C. P. R.. construction engineer, was instructed yesterday to - proceed * with' the improvements of the five mile section  f the road recently acquired from  the Great Northern by the C. P. R.  The plans prepared for" the work  provide for correcting; the alignment, ballasting and other essentials necessary to place /the section  in first class shape and on a par  with the remainder of the Balfour  extension of which it will form a  part1. The company desires the  work to be done expeditiously and  a large'gang of men, probably 150  strong, will be put on with a work  train, operating from the Nelson  end, this having been in mind when  the Crow's Nest switch was connected with the Nelson & Fort  Sheppard track near the Fairview  station. It is reported ' that from  $30,000 to $40,000 will be expended  in improving the road. The situation at Procter is unchanged. Up  to-last-night-the companyhad~sent  no men up the lake to take the  places of those who had refused to  work for the wages offered.  Expedition to Siberia.  Victoria, August 10���An expedition is being formed by captain  Otto Bucholtz, who took the steamer Alpha to Cape Nome early last  spring, to go to the Siberian coast  next spring, he haying"received information of rich beach diggings  there'. The provincial government  announce that they are opposed to  the granting of a charter for a rail;  way" through the^hilcoot pass; as  the country isin dispute between  Canada and tho United States, and  also that the line would parallel the  White Pass railway. During the  naval maneuvers the torpedo boat  destroyer Virago, using three of her  boilers, maintained a speed of thirty  knots. .'  Tired of Military Life.  Halifax, Nova Scotia, August  10.���The Canadian recruits to the  garrison at Halifax to take the  place of the imperial forces seem to  be discontented,,xvibh their lot.  There have. beerf 'seventy-five desertions from the garrison since the  soldiers went into barracks. Among  those who desurted was the baseball  pitcher of the regimental team.  The special reason for deserting is  that they are tired of military'life.  Baseball on Sunday.  The Northport ball team arrives  on tonight's train for the game tomorrow, when they cross bats with  Nelson on the recreation grounds.  The visitors are said to have a well  balanced team .which can play  snappy ball. It is believed that  Olsen will pitch for Northport. If  this is correct the game "will have  an added zest as Olsen has pitched  against Nel3on twice .this season  and was hit freely m both games.  He is undoubtedly a clever southpaw, however, and no one would be  surprised if Nelson had considerable difficulty in locating his curves.  Bob Wellner will probably pitch for  the home team with "Lew Waters  behind the bat. Harry Houston has  a badly sprained hand and is not in  condition to .catch the .game. The  Nelson players ' are putting ��� - up  better ball than has been, the casein recent games, the interval since  the last match haying served to  brace up the nine. v The - management confidently look for a first  class exhibition.       , ?       ,   ���,<���  WHOLESALE BUSINESS FAIR  ' dJ  . 'Ji  LORD MINTO IN THE NORTH  1    Dawson Will be En Fete.  Victoria, August 10.���H. Gilchin,  who is iu charge of the supplies for  the public works ' department in  Yukon, in an interview today said  the telegraph system between Atlin  and the outside world would be  completed and in; operation by  October 1st, and that by the'same  time the line which' * the Dominion  government was building to extend  from Dawson to Fort Cudahy, on  the international boundary line' be-  tween Yukon Territory and Alaska,  would be ready for use. The latter  line will be about 50 miles long.  The system to be constructed in the  Yukon basin will connect with the  -British Columbia system, and the  two will be complementary, making  a complete system throughout the  Yukon basin, and serving the chief  points of the far north. .Wholesale reductions will be made both  ways on the Yukon between Dawson and White Horse.affecting intermediate as well as through- travel,'  as announced by the White Pass  aud Yukon Railway Company, effective immediately on eleven of its  steamers. -The new rates are exactly half of the rates that pre:  vailed up to this time.  Dawson* papers brought:down -by*  the Tees report that elaborate preparations are being made for the  reception of lord and lady Minto at  Dawson. * Commissioner Ogilivie  has planned a trip to creeks and to  Forty-Mile. Major ' Wood of the  Northwest; Mounted" Police, whose  house the governor-general and  party .will occupy at, Dawson, the  major temporarily vacating, will  meet the distinguished party at  White Horse. On their landing at  Dawson the men 'at' the barracks  will fire a salute of 21 guns and a  party of thirty, men will form a  guard of honor. The citizens are  also preparing a program for the  reception of the'party.      '  Hicks-Beach's Peculiar Methods.  London, August 10.���The weekly,  papers and the financial organs  follow the dailies in severe comment upon the peculiar methods of  the chancellor of the exchequer, sir  Michael Hicks-Beach, in issuing the  exchequer bonds, but' they do not  fail to recognize the value of the  services which American bankers  and the treasury have rendered  Great Britain of late by helping  the money markets during a long  trying period, the period of the  stoppage of good reports from  South Africa. They also recognize  the high importance of the new  departure "which promises to  place New York at the head  of the world's money market,  unless, which is not regarded as  likely,- Mr. Bryan should be elected  to the presidency, which, it is be1  lieved, would cause considerable  disturbance in tbe United States.  The large American subscription is  the first signal proof yet vouchsafed that New York has become a  great international investment  market. New York has previously  loaned to Canada and Russia, but  this is the first time it has taken  the leading part in an issue by a  European government of the highest credit.  Bad Floods in Australia.  Victoria, August 10���News from  Australia, brought by the steamer  Aorangi, reports terrible floods in  New South Wales during July.  Hundreds of people have been  rendered homeless, while the loss of  property involved is enormous. The  people had to flee for their lives  from the floods, while the result of  years of toil was swept away in a  few hours.  "* According to the Dealers.  ,    The  Nelson   wholesalers; report^!  business steady but with no- par-'Xjl  ticular change over last week." -_I_i-'*%  some  quarters the   complaint ^isijjj  heard that business is quiet7 wbileMl  other dealers unite in asserting tbatstf  a " better    feeling "��� is, noticeable^!  .throughout the district.        ,. ^-V !?M  Yesterday's shipments were':**" 2-tp|  W.   P. Teetzel & Co., assayers t^"  supplies.���Moyie, Slocan City; Cran-kip  brook, Ymir, Rossland and Green^%|  wood.-    y ,.;        "���>,-=��*&.  ' -Thorpe   &   Co.,    mineral���;/��� ahd-fl  aerated water.���Rossland andKaslo;^  Johu Cholditch & Co., wholesale^'  grocers.���Slocan/ City, \Rosslaud;Jp  New' Denver,.. Sandon/ ' Silverton,"'^  Ferguson,- Moyie, Eholt, 'Crestbn^f  Lemon Creek, Ymir, Procter, Slocanf||  Junction, -Trail,- Whitewater,'"! Cimiflm  brook, Trout Lake City. ---.-"W^y^&pi  Starkey & Co., commission fxhev-f*  chants. ��� Sandon,    Newr- "Denypr^  Slocan City, Rock Creek, Rossland,|f  Kaslo, Silverton and Trail..' .sm-;,>?j'"?||  Nelson-, Soda Water v Company,J$  mineral and aerated waters.���Ymir,^|f  Salmo and Trail., * -' ;->���*��� -'f-^^Mit  .Kootenay Cigar' Manufacturing|p  Coinpany,W cigars; _'frrEdm'6ntbn;ji|  Strathcoha,'Calgary*and'Kaslo^|?,^  ��� Brackman. & Ker- Milling7"Com;;!s,|��  pany, limited, flour "arid ;feed/-^^  Slocan* Junction,' Kaslo,'Ainswortb;:|l  Creston,'.?Kitchener,, ��� 'Fire~r ,Valleyy^p  Salmo, PortbRico arid Lardo.:,  yy?}%  Kootenay   ." Supply   -; Company^  limited, Twholesale   grocersT^Erie,^)  Ymir, Eholt, Moyie, Robson,* Salmb.'^fl  and Sanca. _ '   '''%'-_-y-h^$L'  Turner, Beeton &fCo.i liquors^ and Jp  dry  goods.���Cascade   City,   Kaslo'S  .and Greenwood.1 *"        '.'   , *'    >��t?'r_jij_i  H. J. Evans ��� & Co.,*' commissions-  merchants.���New^Denver,Fire'.Yal^?:  ley, Sirdar, Silverton, Ymir, Nakuspp^1  Slocan City, Kaslo,.Slocan Juriction^ff  Trail and Cascade" City. ;o_ yiy-ffM  Nelson,, Saw -arid., Planing *Mills,^��|  limited, sash jam}- doors.���Kaslo,^%  Pr6cte'r,?Ymir'arid Granite. --v.V<��N��^  7" California Wine- "company,,wiries^J  arid "cigars.���Yriair.C Whitewateri*|p  Kimberley,'" KashyT'' New"/ DenverM  Silverton and Camp McKinney/'��,%��;f.  * ; J. Y: Griffin & Co.^ provisions aud^f|  produce.���New Denver, Fernie,~Fort '$,\  Steele,     Silverton,   Grand ^ Fork's,',':?!  'Trout Lake, Mbyiei'KasIo^ Rossland,?  "  "���-&!  -. '.wo*!  I'-'i'^m  'Trail,-Cranbrook ond Slocan      * ������> '  Dominion Forestry-Exhibit.  Paris, August 9:��� The Canadian^,  forestry exhibit at the exposition is^g  made up of a very complete repre-Jlf  sentation "of the" products of- thejijjj  Canadian forests.     It forms a partm.  of the British section iri the Palais^H)  des Forets, and as-a collective ex-^f  hibit greatly   excels  that Tof^ ariy^'i  other country, both as regards the'^  variety of material shown and ai*-^  rangement of the specimens!,   The y  space   allotted  to   Canada' in the7 ���  forestry building ,was not large��� J",'  about   1000   square   feet^and   it/f,  could not be divided in any 'way' -?  that would allow.eauh province to _"*  make a separate   exhibit,   as was  done at-Chicago- in-lSOSr-Of^the^4  121. Canadian forest trees 86 are ���-  shown    in    one    form    or    an-    |  other, those not represented being  either of no economic value or occurring in such small quantities in  Canada that they could not be included   in   a   commercial   exhibit.  Nova Scotia, Now Brunswick and  Ontario as; provinces,   contributed  nothing.      The  largest arid most  complete provincial   exhibit cariae  from British Columbia.   It includes  large sections of the principal trees  growing  in   that    province,  and*  nearly 200 pieces of square timber,  deals, boards, flooring, wainscoting,  etc., as well as tanbark, shingles  and   other articles of less importance.   The section of the Douglas  fir sent from that province occupies  an important place in the centre of  the Canadian exhibit and, attracts  much attention.     It is   not quite  eight feet in diameter, but is the  largest section shown at the exposition.  A Panic Occurred.  Paris, August 10.���A special dispatch from Rome says a panic occurred during the progress of the  funeral procession of king Humbert.  The crowd, it is asserted, broke  through the lino of troops and many  women and children were trampled  under foot, and sixty people were  wounded and taken to the hospitals.  During the excitement, it is further'  stated, the Italian princes and for- ���'  eign representatives surrounded  king Victor Emanuel, and king  Nicholas of Montenegro, the, new  king's father-in-law, drew his sabre  and the generals present followed  suit. The king of Italy remained  calm and unexcited.  ������*���*���  ,���������-.  _- ��  .&&��_*-'if l^$& _______ .'&������.-'  ���3  THE TRIBUSrE: ITELSOlsr B. C SATURDAY AUGUST II 1900  TO SPOKANE  AND BEPUBLIC  Reduction in Long Distance Rates. Use the  Kootenay Lake Company's Lines.  OTHER  BATES   PROPORTIONATELY   LOW.  W  ICE CREAM  FREEZERS  WE HAVE THEM SMALL  ENOUGH TO MAKE HALF  PINT OR AS LARGE AS  YOU WANT THEM   B  B  WE   ARE   CLEANING   THEM  OUT   AT  REDUCED  PRICES.  %  WEST BAKER STREET,  Nelson, British Columbia.  m  iVlcL��acHlan  Brothers  Successors to the Vancouver Hardwaro Company.  HUDSON'ScBAY  COMPANY.  ���INCORPORATED 1670.  ���   ���*������ '  $��� # 7  ffV  9 �����> -  Wiltons  Axminsters  Brussels  Tapestries  V.^TaRe your, choice, select your,  pattern, show us, the, floor,-you  nave no more worry.,  - Prices ancLquality^always satisfactory.* We sew> and   lay all  carpets free of charge.  change which gives them a cash  surplus instead of Mr. Shaugh-  nessy's approval. A fight is now  on between the federal government  and the Canadian Pacific over the  Intercolonial management and Canada's great state-aided railway  threatens to sidetrack the Canadian  terminus in favor of a United States  port if its demands are not complied  with. It is in- this connection the  Toronto World,suggests that the  federal government, meet the Canadian Pacific threat by extending the  Intercolonial from Montreal to Col-  lingwood, and the,.Detroit river,  which would enable it to.compete  with the Canadian Pacific as far  west as Manitoba. This should be  a popular move. It would be another step in: the ', direction, -of a  state-owned railway which- might  eventually girdle the Dominion from  the Atlanticto the Pacific.  I  I  1?-  Ki  '.  We   carry a good assortment  . of opaques and  can filI orders  for any size blinds, and  will be  glad to quote/prices tYor.special  . sizes. .   '  I'll  Bay Stes  In advocating the extension; of  the t Intercolonial railway, from  Montreal  through the province of  * Ontario, the Toronto World pays a  - great compliment   to the present  ,    minister of railways.   It is many  years since a Conservative journal  has had the courage to suggest anything, in-the*-way of extending ithe  Intercolonial   system.    What has  produced the change ?   Is it due to  the altered policy, of operating .the  ���government road in its-own inter-  7-"ests, rather thari'in ��� the interests of.  :'the > Canadian ��� Paieifi a. Railway. Coin-  ���-,-������'.,.        ���        _t    "     'i  ���   .   .  pany7 This is-certainly vthe.most'  , noteworthy-   .change. ���_. I(��;r -should  * canse the people of -fche*-Bominibn no  uneasiness* that the officials of the  Canadian Pacific railway  are not,  satisfied with the manner in which  the* government road is managed.  As long ns the   Canadian- Pacific1  officials  were satisfied  there, was  nothing in the Intercolonial .road  but deficits for the government, and  the people   will not kick at the  The promoters of the -all-Canadian   railway  to   the Yukon, are  receiving signal assistance from the  people, of  Skagway.     When- the  -people ' of   Skagway .request   the  Washington authorities to close the  present port of Skagway, in - order  that Canadian .merchants may 'be  prevented from-securing their '.fair  proportion^ of - the   trade ��� of - the  Canadian Yukon, they ��� accomplish'  much in the way of .pursuading the  Canadian, people as to the necessity  for- the i construction; of < the all-  Canadian route. -When this road  is .built," and the federal government  refuses . to. maintain . unnecessary,  custom houses, the present''White  Pass railway,,will be forced-tout; of  business. * '  Dr. McInnes, who was dismissed  from ' the office 'of ��� lieutenant-  governor, is likely to cause trouble  in the Liberal ranks during the  next federal election. If all reports  Lbe_true_the^doctor_w.ould^likel_to.  take in hand the moulding * of the  party in' this province and (incidentally " fix' things so that he  could secure the. party nomination  in Westminster district. Por this  reason he would like the -party* to  drop. Aulay Morrison, but it is not  likely that the party will see it  that way.     -  Nelson Boat.Club's Regatta.  The following crews will row in  the Nelson Boat Club's regatta to  be held on Saturday, August 25th :  H. B. Perks, stroke, H. H. Playford,  3, W.'McAdam, 2,T.D.Curtis,bow;  C. J. Hyslop, stroke, F. E. Dynes, 3,  T. Madson, 2, E. W. Matthews, bow ;  H. A. Stewart, stroke, F. A. Macrae,  3, W. J.* Beaven, 2,,G. M. Phillips,  bow; C. B. Winter, stroke, E. V.  Thomson, 3, A. J. Fisher, .2, H. B.  Haines, bow;. J-. W. Ford, stroke, L.  Farwell, 3, G. A. Wetmore,.2, G. R.  Macfarland, bow. The entries.for  the other races on the; program  must be handed into .the secretary  on or before the 20th instant. C. B.  Winter,* secretary.  -Plot That Failed.  ;, Pretoria, -August, 10.���A plot.to  ��� make a. prisoner - of * lord * Roberts,  .���and to* shoot him and all the, British  oflicers, which -was- discovered yesterday, included ' a, number1 of  townspeople whowere in communication with-r.the enemy. It was  arranged that the; capture and killing should:take.*place onithe evening of Tuesday last. .Intense indignation   prevails   throughout the  British army and the general  opinion is that the leniency of  the British invited such a  conspiracy. It is considered that*  no measure for the repression  of such plots can be too strong.  The plot included the recapture of  Pretoiia, and an attempt to induce  the burghers to rise en masse. A  number of suspected accomplices of  the conspirators have been con-,  ducted across the border. The  British authorities are awakening  to the danger of allowing Boer  sympathizers to remain in Pretoria,  and the issue of passes to the burghers has been stopped.  Government Contracts.  Ottawa, August 10.���The contract for the construction of the  new drill hall at Windsor, Ontario,  has been awarded to Messrs. Sullivan & Laughlin, and the contract  for the Picton, Ontario, post office  goes to Robert Cameron. The contractors in each caso will have to.  abide by the fair wage resolution  which compels payment of the  current rate of wages and will not  permit of non-residents of Canada  being employed. As contractors  will have to pay the rate of wages  in the district there would . be" no  interest in their looking for cheaper  , labor elsewhere, as was customary  under the late government.  Direct Cable to Germany.  New York, August 10.���The  laying of the first telegraph cable  to connect ,the. United. States directly with Germany, will be  started at 0 a.m. tomorrow from  the Commercial cable station on  Coney Island.  Yellow Tever in Havana.  Havana, August'10.���Fifty-two  cases of yellow fever are now under  treatment in Havana. Of the victims, 18.are Americans. Thus, far  the mortality rate has been about  25 per cent of those attacked.  Golf Champion Defeated.  Manchester, Connecticut, August 10.���Walter J. Travis, amateur  golf champion, - was . defeated, by  George .Lowe, .the professional .of  Uf  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  w,  IB,~VIN___ <Sc GO  Special sale of Dress Goods, Millinery, Muslin, Prints, Lawns, Percales, Sateens, and Dimities  We will offer our entire stock of Summer Goods, at special prices below cost. Sunshades half  price.    Carpets, Window Shades, Curtains, Oilcloths, and Linoleums at cut-down prices.  FRED  IRVINE <fe  OO.  ffl  ffl  to  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  iti  Mr  ^���A-^'^'%tf_t'_z-_t_-_t-ii-_x-_t'___-^^^^___'^^-  -       ,, y-    _  the Dy ker ^Meadow golf club of  Brooklyn,* and" the Ekwanok Jek-  wanok country club of. Manchester  today by three up and two to play.  - ��� League Games.  Hartford 7, Toronto 3.  Worcester 1,- Rochester 4.  Indianapolis G, Cleveland 3.  Indianapolis 6, Cleveland 4.  Milwaukee 4, Kansas City 3.  Minneapolis 4, Chicago 11.  Lord Russell's Funeral.  ,, London, August 10.���The funeral  of lord Russell will��take place.at  Epsom on Tuesday next..  Wholesale  Houses  NELSON  B.C.  MOM TO LOAN  AND AMATEUR  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES OF  ALL KINDS.  ON  AT  ALL  TIMES  IMPROVED    PROPERTY.  : STRAIGHT LOANS  At 8 per cent,-Interest payable semi-annually.  INSTALLMENT PLAN LOANS  To pay off a loan" of $1000 with  -> intorest and principal, for a  period of Ave years :-$20.90 por month  Seven years'-.    1G 75 - "     "  -  Ten years    12 "0   "      "  Fifteen years '10 35   "'   ���'  DERATED AND MINERAL WATERS.  'rpHORPE Sc CO., LIMITED.���Corner .Vornon  x and-Cedar streets, Nelson, manufacturers  of and wholesale dealers in aerated waters and  fruit syrups. Sole agents, for Halcyon Springs  mineral water.  Telephono GO.  ASSAYERS'   SUPPLIES.  WF. TEETZEL Sc CO.-Corncr Baker and  ��� Josephine streets, Nelson, wholesalo dealers in assayers supplies, t Agents for'Denver  Fire Clay Co. of Denver, Colorado.  CIGARS.      :  KOOTENAY CIGAR , MANUFACTURING  CO.���Corner Baker and HaU streets, Nel  son, manufacturers of "Royal Seal" and "Kooto  nay BeUe" brands of cigars. -  COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  TT J. EVANS Sc CO.���Baker r street, .Nelson  ���*-*������ wholesale -dealers to liquors, cigars,  oement. Are brick and Ore clay, water plpeland  steel rails, and general commission merchants.  H.R. GAMERON  Baker Street, Nelson.  -Agent and Appraiser.  CANADA mm  iinoiK co.  REAL ESTATE AND  INSURANCE AGENTS  ELECTRICAL: SUPPLIES.  KOOTENAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION COMPAN Y���WholORaledeal-  ers in telephones, annunciators, bells, batteries,  .fixtures, etc., Houston block. Nelson.   FLOOR AND FEED.  .���DRA.CKMAN-KER.MILLING COMPANY  �����-�� ���Cereals,. Flour, Grain, Hay. Straight or  ; mixed cars shipped to < all Kootenay i Points.  Grain elevators at all principal points on Calgary-  Edmonton R. R. Mills at victoria, New west-  minster. and Edmonton; Alberta. ,   TAYLOR*FEED & PRODUCE" CO.���Bakor  ,- street, < Nelson   (George   F.  Motion's < old'  stand),   Flour,-Feed, Grain, Hay and Produce.  Car,lots a specialty.   Correspondence solicited.  Phone 26.  FRESH AND SALT MEATS.   -  Pr BURNS Sc   CO.���Baker . street,   Nelson.  ��� - wholesale dealers in fresh and oured meats.  Cold storage.  NELSON, B. C.  SMOKE  ROYAL SEAL  AND  KOOTENAY BELLE  CIGARS  UNION MADE  Kootenay Cigar Wfg, Co.  NEISON. BRITIBH- COLUMBL.  Calgary Bottled Beer  Second to none on tbe market. -For sale by the  single bottle, the dozen or the barrel.  Nelson Wine Company.  Telephono 93.      Frank A. Tamblyn, Manager.  JUST   ARRIVED  A Car Load of  Allen's Apple Cider.  THORPE & CO.  IHllTmillnlimilltlllllimillllMnmllmT.  Agents for J. & J. TAYLOR SAFES  * ���*. x   \  ��� I. ��� ,    *.  Bogustown)   Fairview   Addition.;  N|ININtt STOCKS  , .; BOUGHT AND SOLD  Referendum Treasury Stock  .Richelieu, 1000-*,    ,- *��� -   .   ,.  FO&'SALE.  Six-room house, Hume Addition, $850.  A complete set of tinnor's tools.  A good shack.  GROCERIES.  - A�� -MACDONALD & CO.���Corner:Front and  ���**��� ��� Hall " streets, . wholesale grocers and  jobbers in blankets, gloves, mitts, boots, rubbers,  maokinaws and miners' sundries.   KOOTENAY. SUPPLY .COMPANY,. LIMITED���Vernon   street, Nelson,   wholesale  grocers. '_ [   JOHN CHOLDITCH & CO.-Front street, Nel-  . Bon, wholesale grocers.  *   PR. STEWART Sc CO.���Warehouses onC. P.  ��� R.- track..foot, of Stanley street. Nelson,  wholesale .dealers in-provisions, produce and  fruits. Cold storage. Agents Armour & Co.'a  bacon, hams, lard and other .products.   JY. GRIFFIN & CO.-Front street, Nelson.  ��� i wholesale   dealers   innprovisions,   cured  meats, butter and eggs. .  HARDWARE. AND < MINING SUPPLIES.  Saw&  IVjills, Limited  Are prepared to furnish by rail, barge or teams  Dimension Lumber, Rough and Dressed  Lumber, Local and Coast Ceiling, Local and  Coast Flooring, Double Dressed Coast Cedar,  Rustic, Shiplap, Stepping, Door Jambs, Pine  and Cedar Casings, Window Stiles, Turned  Work, Band-sawing, Brackets, Newel Posts,  Turned Veranda Posts, Store Fronts, Doors,  Windows and Glass.  Get prices before purchasing elsewhere  Office Corner If all aqd Front Streets  Factory Hall Street Crossing G. P. R. Track  Mills Hall Street Wharf  Kootenay Steam lapdpy  BLOMBERG & SWEDBEQC  . v> PROPRIETORS  The only steam laundry in <Nel-  .son employing union labor  Powder Co.  . CALL ON  H. A. Prosser  BROKER,' WARD STREET   J. E. ANNABLE  GENERAL-BROKER  Three dwelling houses   ��� ��� sale on easy terms.  One lot  on'Stanley  streot,, opposite Royal  hotel, for sale at a bargain. -  . one seven-roomed house and one three-room  house for rent. '    See ANNABLE!  MONEY-TO LOAN  DA WHENCE, HARDWARE ���. COMPANY���  -Baker St,-'Nelson, wholesale   doalers in.  hardware and > mining, supplies, and'water and  plumbers' supplies.    ���  -   LIQUORS AND DRY GOODS,  .rnURNER, BEETON & CO.-Corner Vernon  ���*��� -and Josephine-streets,-Nolson,-wholesale  .dealers in liquors, cigars and dry,goods. ��� Agents,  for Pabst Brewing Co. of Milwaukee and Cal-'  gary Brewing Co. of Calgary. ���   POWDER, CAPS AND FUSE.        '  HAMILTON > POWDER COMPANY-Baker  _ <. street, Nolson, manufacturers ofdynamite,  sporting, stumping and black blasting powders,  wholesale doalers in eapsi and fuse, and'electrlo  blasting apparatus.   . SASH. AND DOORS.  ���VTELSON 'SAW- AND PLANING . MILLS,  J-^1 LIMITED���Corner Front and Hall streets,  Nelson, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers  in sash and doors; all kinds of factory work made  to order.  A. LARSQN, Manager  J. M.LUDWIC  --Manufacturers of and  dealers in Harness, Pack  and Stock Saddles, Apara-^  Joes, Collars, Bridles and  Whips.  Nelson Harness Shop  -. HaU Streot, Nelson.  C. W. West &.Co.  COAL!      WOOD I  THE ATHABASCA GOLD MINE, LIMITED  (In Liquidation.)  * ���_,  . *__^   . v.  SHAKE   CAPITAL, ��200,000.  To the Canadian Shareholders: *  Special resolutions for liquidation and reconstruction wero passed at an Extraordinary Goneral Meeting, held on the 18th of May last, and  confirmed at a. further mooting on the Sth June  last, and in conformity thorowith, a new company has been registered undor tho name of Tho  Athabasca Gold Mino, Limited, having a capital  of ��100,000 in ordinary shares of ��1 each.  I givo notice that the agreement for the transfer of the assets of the old come  company, wliich was submitted  by. tho said Extraordinary C  now been executed and is dated Uio 18th June,  . iny to the now  . to and approved  - General Meeting, lias  TENTS   AND   AWNINGS.  NELSON TENT AND AWNING FACTORY-  Bakor street, Nelson.. -Manufacturers of all \  kinds of  tents, awnings, and  canvas goods,  P. O. Box 76.   Theo. Madson. proprietor.   R. REISTERER & CO.  '   BREWERS AND BOTTLERS OV  FINE LAGER BEER, ALE  AND PORTER  Prompb and regular'  delivery to the trade  Brewery at Nelson  St JOSEPH'S SCHOOL  NELSON, B. C.  A boarding and day school conducted by the  Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. It is situated at  the corner of Mill and Josephino streets in one of  the best residential portions of Nelson, and is  easily aooessiblo from all parts of the oity.  The course of study includes the fundamental  and higher branohes of thorough Englisl* -iuca-  tion: Business . course���bookkeeping, ��� v stenography and typewriting. Science com  vocal and' instrumental, drawing, eto.'  ON  AT 7 BER CENT  BUSINESS PROPERTY  Apply G. L. LENNOX. Solicitor, Nolson B. O  Notice to Union Men.  -The grievance committee of  the Trades and .Labor.Council  have-declared*ithe Contractors  Lister-and Kerr to be on the  unfair list, and all union, .men  and sympathizers are requested  to bear this in mind.  By Order of the Committee.  WINES AND CIGARS.  CALIFORNIA ��� WINE COMPANY, LIMITED���Corner Front and Ball: streets, Nelson, wholesale,dealers In wines (case and bulk,  and domestic and imported cigars.  *  Charles St. Barbe  Stock aqd Share Broker  General Agent  E P. Whalley, d. P.  NOTARY PUBLIC  - Office with C. W. West & Co., corner Hall and  Baker streets.  . City office of the Nelson Soda water Factory.  A. R. BARROW, A;M. I. C. E.  PROVINCIAL  , LAND SURVEYOR  Hard Coal   ^-_  Anthracite  $9.65  Crow's Nest)  Coal  DBLIVBRHD  $6.15  AGENTS IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Ltd.  No order can be accepted unless accompanied  by cash.  1000. Holders of shares in the old company aro  entitled to claim as of'right, an allotmoDC of ono  share in the new company, with 17s. per sharo  credited as having been paid up thereon, for  every two shares held by them or to which they  were entitled in the old company, providing thoy  agree to pay up the balance of 3s. -per share on  each of such new shares.    .-  Shareholders registered on the books of the old  company havo recoived blanks or forms on  which to make* application for the shares to  which they are entitled to apply for, and ������which,  must be received here and bo in my hands, together with the Is. per sharo payable on application not later than ISth August, 1900. Shareholders who do not make application by this date wil  lose all their interest in the company. Holders  of dollar shares of the Athabasca Gold Mining  Company, Limited Liability, who havo not converted their script into ��t sterling-sharos-of-tho-|  Athabasca Gold Mine, Limited, which is now in  liquidation, are advised to send these promptly  to this offlce for conversion, thatthcymay reco'vo  the necessary blanks in timo to comply with tho  above notice and so retain their interest in the  Office:   Corner of Hall  and Baker Streets.  TELEPHONE 33.  COSTELLO'S EXPRESS  AND TRANSFER  ' Baggage and express moved to any part of the  city-   Speoial attention given to heavy teaming.  Offloe corner Victoria and Ward streets.  Tele-  phone 192. W. A. COSTELLO. Manager.  Lethbridge Gait Goal  Tho best value for the money In the market  for all purposes.  terms ,oash     W. P. Tibrnkt. General Agent  Telephone 147.    Offloe with C. D. J. Christie.  -A-.   JBJSrSTJij-A-JD.  Contracting Painters, Decorators, Paperhangers.  Full line of wall paper, mouldings, eto,  Xalso-  mining and Tinting.  Strictly first-class work.  Estimates furnished.  property.  E. NELSON FELL, Managor.  TEADES   UNIONS.  NELSON MINERS' UNION NO. 98, W.  M.���Meets in miners' union rooms, i  - Corner Viotoria and Kootenay Streets.  P. O. Box 659. .TELEPHONE NO.  ns  Science course���musio:  Plain art  and needlework, eto. .    .   ������   ������.���    ���    ���, v'~  For tonus aiid particulars apply to ">* Swter  Superior.  DISSOLUTION   OP  PARTNEESHIP.  Notice is hereby given that tho partnership  heretofore existing between Edward C. Cordingly and A. XV. Purdy," carrying on business as  lurniture Dealers, in tho City of Nolson, under  the name, stylo and Arm of the Nelson Furniture  Company, has this day been dissolved by mutu-sl  consent. Riohard W. Day of Nelson, B.-C, accountant, has been appointed receive.* to wind  up tho affiirs of the ilrm, to whom all nccounta  due the firm must be paid, and all claims against  the firm should be sent.     '   :.     _  '   Witness: '- ���__, C. CORDINGLY, *  W.A; GALLIHER.   v-   ArW. PURDY.  Dated this first day of August, A. D. 1900, at'  the City of Nelson.  DR. ALEX FORIN  Office: Houston Block.  ARCHITECTS.  EWART &  CARRIE���Architects.   Rooms 7  and 8 Aberdeen blook,- Baker street, Nelson,  I��  ENGINEERS.  HARLBS PARKER--Mining and;milUng engineer. West Baker street Nelson.  Residence Mill 8treet, w MUf ClTW    R   fl  OppositeSchool House -JNJEiJLDU.WJ �������� v.  FRATERNAL .SOCIETIES.  , .___ : NELSON LODGE. NO. 23, A. B\ & A. M.  __. Meets second .Wodnesday in eaoh month.  /y\ Sojourning brethren invited.  KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS��� Nelson Lodge, No.  25, Knights of-Pythias, meots in I. O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker, and Kootenay streets, every  Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. - VisitinH- Knights  cordially Invited to attend. F. J. Bradley, C. C;  J. A. Poquette, g. cf R. Sc S. '__  NELSON L. O. Lm No. 1692, meets in L O. O. F.  Hall, corner Baker and Kootenay streets,  1st and 3rd Friday of eaoh month. Visiting  brethern cordially invited. R. Robinson, W. M*  W. Crawford. Recording-Secretary. ,  P. I.  NELSON iERIE,Number 22, Fraternal Order,  of .Eagles, moete every second,and fourth I        ���   Wednesday ineach month In Fraternity Hall. I Elliot block, corner Baker and Stanley streets.  Visiting, brethnmtjwelooaiie.i Wi OoanalL Preei J 8 o'clock. J. D. Moyer, president; Donald X  dent. Chartea Prosser, SeoretMT. Lean, secretory. v *���  F. of  . north-*  east corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets, overy  Saturday evening at 8 o'clook. Visiting mem-'  bers welcome. M. It. Mowatt, President. - James  Wilkes, Secretary. Union Scale: ok Wagkb  for Nelson District���Per shift, machine <|  mon, $3.50: hammersmen miners. $3.25; muckers,  carmen, shovelors and other underground laborers, $3.00.  RADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.-The rogu-  lar meetings of the Nelson Trades and Labor  Council will be held in the miners' union hall,  corner of Victoria and Kootenay streots, on the  first and third Thursday of eaoh month, at  7.30 p.m. G. J. Thorpe, President. J. H. Matheson, Seoretary. >  THE regular meetings of the Carpenters' Union  are held on Wednesday evening of each  week, at 7 o'clook, in the Miners' Union haU corner Viotoria and Kootenay streets. R. Robinson, President.   James Colling, Secretary.  BARBERS' UNION.-Nelson Union, No. lflG, of I  the International Journeymen Barber's Un-1  ion of America, meets every first and third Mon-  dayof each month in Miner's Union HaU. cornor |  of .Victoria and Kootenay streets, at 8:30  sharp.    Visiting  brothers cordially invite  attend.  J. H. Matheson, President.  W. S.  ville, Secretary.  "DRICKLAYERS AND MASONS* UNION. .  ���LJ The Bricklayers and Masons' International I  Union No. 3 of Nelson meets second and fourth (  Tuesdays in each month at Miners Union hall.  J. W; Etcher, president; Joseph Clark, recording I  and corresponding secretary.  ABORERS' UNION.-Nelson Laborers' Pro-.  tective Union, No. 8121, A. F. of L., meets in I  Fraternity Hall, Oddfellow's block, corner of Ba-4  ker and Kootenay streets,'every Monday evening 1  at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Visiting members of the Amcri-1  can Federation cordially invited to attend. A. W. I  McFee, President Percy Shackelton, Secretary, j  ELSON PAINTERS' UNION���The regular]  meeting of  the   Painters'  Union is held]  the first and third Fridays in each month at Miners' Union hall at 730 sharp.   T. O. Skatbo, President; Will J. Hatch, Secretary.  A. No.f  in tho 1  at!  Mo!  S.m.  to  Bel-1  PLASTERERS'  UNION-r-The O,  172, meets every Wednesda;  JftiiSilll^  S'3'rS*r,Kn^-'^4^  ?SKi3S��ls9fStfKS��na!: ,THE;TRTBTJNE: OTILSONB. C, SATURDAY; AUGUST. II, 1900  *-_____________.________________,^___________��� _._ ��� ._ ._ * ���  xa  Xii  tii  iii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tii  tit  tii  tit  tii  tit  ���Y   tii  ir tii  Xii  xa  tii  tii  tit  iii  iii  tit  tii  Xii  xa  tii  xa  til  tit  til  til  til  .7-a  ���*m  'Ml  �� 'si5** I  t _*��.___!  -r  ..-  ir..  ,U_.-  yvy,  �����i -- .'.'*-.'../, ' ''->.���- _. '   *��� ; - ' -^   ;  BANK OF MONTBEAL  CAPITAL, all paid up....$12,000,000.00  REST :..'    7.000,000.00  UNDIVIDED PROFITS       427,180.80  Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal ...President  Hon. George A. Drummond Vice-President  E. S. Clouston General Manager  ��� THE BANK OF  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NELSON  NELSON BRANCH  Corner Bakor and Kootenay ;  A. H. BUCHANAN,  Streets.   -  Manager.  Branches in -London (England) New York,  Chicago, and all the principal olLies in Canada.  Buy and sell Sterling Exchange and Cable  Transfers. - >  Grant Commercial and Travelers' Credits,  available in any part of the world.  Drafts Issued, Collections Made, Eto.  Saving's Bank.Branch  CURRENT RATE OF INTEREST PAID.  LETTER FROM CAPE NOME  Hard Times in Alaska.  The following letter was received  by John P. Holden from Wiley B.  Akers, ex-foreman of the Exchequer  mine, and at one time superintendent of the Dandy. The letter  was written from Bluff Ciby,  Alaska, and is as follows :  Dear Friend Jack.���I got a letter  from Johnnie yesterday, and am  glad to know that you have decided not to come here. I have not  been very successful as yet in  getting hold of mining property.  This boom at Nome is a bubble, and  tho-bubble is now on the point of  bursting. I got into Nome on June  12 th, bought a boat and outfit and  went out prospecting in about three  days; with Cunningham for a part-  . ner. We started up * the Solomon  river. It was a hard job, and  - Ernest got cold feet, so we had .to  turn back and come here. Everything is located aud jumped from  one to a dozen times.  When we got here I went on the.  tundra, or what they call the highway, 120 feet back -from the tide,  . and sunk a hole where every ,one  else was sinking, by an old Indian  house, going down from the grass  roots through 17 feet of rock to bedrock. We struck two feet of pay  . diit, running from thirty cents "to  two dollars and a half to ihe pan.  It was the richest. ground I ever  saw, and ia 30 days I could have  Is now prepared to issue Drafts and  Letters of Credit on >Skaffuay, V. S.,  Atlin, B. C, and DawBtm City, N. W. T.  taken out a-*small fortune, but it  was,not to be. We just, got the  bottom of lthe shaft * cleaned up,  getting $125 out of about two' feet  square, when a company of soldiers  landed and ran us oif at the point  of the bayonet. The captain gave  us a cut-and-dried trial the next  day, decided that we had no right  .there, and put soldiers to guard the  property. Some of the boys who  ���went, back to work were' arrested  and sent to Nome for trial. I have  not heard how they were coming  out, but the military still hold the  ground.  I got another partner and started out prospecting again. We were  caught in a heavy wind storm and  blown into Galvin bay. The boat,  which went on the rocks, was badly  damaged, but we managed to save  our outfit. We recovered our boat  on a sandy beach, and while my  partner was fixing her up I came  on here afoot or "mushed" in, as  they call it here, fifty miles overland to see about a reported rich  strike. ��� The rich strike which was  reported is a bubble, too, like Nome,  and now I am resting up, before  going back to my partner and .the  boat. On coming over I saw some  good ground which was not properly located, so when I go back I will  jump it.  The" gold is here all right, but  every thing is blocked up in such a  way that it is next to impossible to  get any ground without getting a  law suit with it. The beach, which  was at first very rich, is now worked out, and thousands of people are  wandering around apparently without any object. I hear that nearly  2000 persons have applied to the  government for passages out, being  unable to pay their'-way;  - One man here has a small gasoline engine and a piimp, two lengths  of sluice,boxes and a seventy-five  dollar amalgamator working on the  beach.   He is making a big: success, I  Imperial Bank of Canada  -HEAD-OFFICE. TORONTO.  Capital Authorized  Capital Paid up  Rest  $2,500,000  $2,458,603  $1,700,000  D. R. Wilkie, General Manager.'  E. Hay. Inspector. ��*  Nelson Branch���Burns Blook, 221 Baker Street  ��� J. M. LAY, 'Manager.  total failures! and thousands of dollars   worth of .-machinery , is now | *X.e^ow Stone anil Arlington;  scattered_along- the   beach, never  even set up.  I have not been able to get.-anything as yet, but I "will stay with it  until fall, and if there is anything  in sight I will stay here this winter  and hold it down until you and  Johnnie_come_up_in_the_spring.^-If-  I can.only,get the-proper piece, of  ground we will all be rich, for .the  gold is here,, but it is mostly hogged  up, and it is a hard game "mushing"  over this country-without a partner whom you can depend.upon.  The season has been dry so far,  therefore.there has been no sluicing  on the creeks. All the gold taken  out has-been with rockers. Those  coming here depending on wages  have beeu badly left.  Smallpox has broken out at Nome.  There are more disappointed people  at present in this country than any  other place in the world. But, let  them go; I am in good health, with  plenty of money, to-carry me over  the winter or go,out, as circumstances may decide, so I will keep  scratching and will maybe get there  after all.  A few lines from you, addressed  to Nome, would-be very acceptable.  Cunningham is working away, on  the beach, doing .very badly, and  not even making-wages. > I'offered  him a passage out by-way of'encouragement. --'He is,very badly  disappointed.  I have enjoyed myself immensely  since starting out, and it is great  fun to see the tenderfeet going wild  around here. ��� They wouldn't know  gold if they saw it. Give my> regards to all the boys. -I- am, as ever,  your friend, Wiley B..Akers.  Bluff City-Alaska, July 23rd:  Mining Records.  Yesterday's mining records were:  Transfers���rOxeye claim at the head  Trail. Locations���Nellie oh Kokanee' creek,_onerquarter mile from  Molly Gibson wagon road by Angus  McDonald and Ewen McFadyen;  the. .Columbia,, .same location, - by  McDonald and McFadyen. Certificates of work���To'--Thomas James'  on the Yellow Jacket; Katie D.  Green Gold Mining and Development Company, Limited, on, the  Jupiter, Last Chance, Ingersoll,  Hamilton, London and Katie D.  Green claims; John Creasor on the  Brit-  gill  '*-���_?'A*'  '��� -,--. -i   -���..'. . -t.��___\��_f-  h-w$9A  A FULL LINE OF I Having Purchased  the* Business  rish,Lion Gold Mining & .Development Company" "on the- Big Four,  Hercules, Lerwick-and Snowflake;  W. A. Ward on the Klondike and  Klondike No. 2; A. McDonald, on  the Stemwinder.  Grand Vizier Dead.  Constantinople,  Djevad Pasha,..the  vizier, is dead.  August  _10.���  former   grand  Contractors and Builders  WILL DO WELL TO  Buy Their Lumber  AT  G. 0. Buchanan's  ������ .Front,Doors *  Inside Doors  : SGreen Doors  Windows  ..Inside Finish  r   local and coast.  Flooring  local .and coast.        "   -  'NewePPosts  __ Stair.Rail  rMouldings  -Shingles  Rough and  Dressed .Lumber  of all kinds.   "���  IF WHAT YOU WANT IS NOT IN STOOK  _____r_WR_W__X, -LAKS.rH.&OR-YOU-  CALL AMD GET PRICES.  A large stook of Hrst-class dry material on  hand, also ��fuU line of sash, doors, moiadtnas.  turned work, eta ��������d,  Factory Work a Specialty  Yard!  Foot of Hendryx street. Nelson  Telephone. 91    Jol)ri. Ifae,  Ag6Ht  J. A. Sayward  HALL AND LARK STREETS, NKLSON  Porto Rico Lumber Go.  (LIMITED)  ��� CORNER OF  HENDRYX AND VERNON STREETS  ( of Fifteen-mile creek; by A. G. Lang  while the larger plants are almost' of Waneta to Charles   Keeley of '  Palace IVJeat IVJarl\et  Headquarters  for all kinds of  Fresh and Cured Meats.  A feature will be made of the poultry and  "iei trado.' They will always be on hand dux-  their season.  J. L. PORTER, Prop.  169 Josephine St, between Baker and Vernon  Telephono 159.  ian  BMares  Got.in on the ground floor. More money than  any thing else on earth. One good man or woman  to. handle, stock.    ;  ������.ii ���      ���        '��� ��� APPLY  F." EDWARDS, -Nelson  Hotel  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  Shingles  Mouldings  A-1 White Pine Lumber Always in  StocK-  -We carry a complete : stock of  Coast Flooring, Ceiling, Inside Finish, Turned Work, Sash and > Doors.  - Special order work will. receive  prompt attention.  Of Fred J. Squire, -merchant  tailor,��� Nelson,- I  intend  to  continue the;;business iso;,as  to-keep *the-patronage of ah  Mr. Squire's old patrons and  get a^share"of"the��-generar  trade. 71 am*iibw. prepared  to show: the latest styles in  all lines of spring,go.ods.��*A  special-line on"hand:*-at?��$25'  per,suit.   'All other''��Unes,atf  low rates.-^None^but-Uhidn^  labor-employed. \  E.^SKinner  Neelands* BuiMln*j,.Bafcer, Street.   FRED J.,BQmBB, Manager.  ���B.  -AMERICAN  ^rAND  EUROPEAN  *PLANS  MEALS  CENTS  . c*  r*T*L  ' -Vfflsl  ���'���iSSfel  "'���*%r  -���s*$l  "'������* ??��� I  $  ���j if  '.rB0OMS*LIG>HTGD-BY ELECTRICITY  "AND'HEATED'BY STEAM  SS CENTS TO fl  'Ml  '-.������si  321 to 33V Baker Street, Nelson. ^|  u  BAKKR.8TRKKT. NELBON.  .Lighted.by^Electricity���and Heat-  ^ied with Hot Air.  Arthur Gee  MERCHANT  TAILOR  Removed to Baker Street, opposite, tho Queen's  ; ���  N|adden House  I^rge oomfortabl. bedrooms and flrstalasa  .dining-room. Sample rooms for commercial mon.  RATES, 32 ,PER DAY  Baker and Ward  ' Streots, Nelson  Tho only hotel in.Nelson that Usrefnained  under one management auot-UDO.     * T  by^McTgr" ��� ^*���W��**��4:U��M-  Thebw Is elwanstookod by tiw-beak dom _���  Uo and importedliQuora and.ciga!w. ��� :   THOMAS MADDEN. Proprietor.  Porto Rico LumberCo. Ltd.  .  NOTICE   TO , CAEPENTEBS.  Arcf-olution was.passed at;a>meeting of tho  Carpenters Union last night to the effect that no  ''J1. ,.oorpcnter8 are to work on jobs whore tho  shingling is sublet. ..Tho resolution takes effect  from August 2nd.        James Coi.i.r.vo,  Recording Secretary.  POUNDKEEPEE'S. NOTICE.  .Notice is hereby given that. I have, caused to  bo impounded one grey" horse,- aged, HJ hands.  O wnor can havo some by paying charges.  W.RjTABVia  SLOCAN JUNCTION HOTEL  . - J. H. McMANUS. .Manager  Bar stocked with best brands of winos, honors,  and Cigars. Boer on draught.-Lanre comfort  able rooms.   FirsN-lass table board.     """^  RE STA-tTR^NT  -OPEN. DAY��� AND. NIGHT  K|rs. E G! ClarKes!'Prop.  - "IiATB 0*>THKcROrAIi,BORL*.aAIAlBY  sEVERY ,-DAY  4 jATiTHB  i leg I  BIG   SCHOONER  Beer, or Half-and-half only  TRESH^I *--#��T-��^GOOL  Tho only, good Beer in Nelson  E.;J.:CDRBAN, Prop.  Corner Stanley and Silica Streets.  Cor. Bakor and Hall Ste.  First-class tablo . "  [fi. fycR^E, Prop.  PISSOLUTIONTOr-'PAETNEESHIP  Notico is hereby given that tho partnership  heretofore Mibsisting between Frank Campbell &  George William Bartlett in the. busineos of the  Clark Hotel on Josephine Btreet. Nelson, is dissolved from this date.'������.< All acoounts.dne to the  firm aio to be.--*������ ���    " ���      -  who ���  rm aie to be paid to George William Bartlett.  ho will pay all debts aiid carry on ih* business  sheroUrforo.,4)atedl8U��Julri9(��.  To  Mine ...Managers and Ore- Shippers. ,  XV. Pellew Harvey, F.C.S., assayer in charge *  of the provincial government assay offlce, wUl-'-"  .act as ^shippers ������ representative at any. Coast jI  smelter,  to receive weigh, sample'and check?*  pulps and to generally look after the interests ofi .  the miners.  Terms made on the basis of tonnage*''  Va^ver.^cT  ^ p^UonlM8  to  ^  ^  iNOTICE.  The Nelson Tinners' Union having   secured''  the support of their employers have agreed to'  adopt the nine hourday, commendnR August 1.'  All Union tinners wUl please acoegt^his notice.  acoeptt  JEAIU3.  Sec  <_&_&  ���i&'Si_s^__b_-yi_^il_i_^.  \U-v  ^n^M^\.^^^kiMj!^yMS^ -,-_**-��-,_-&,��� m- _. rfWla,  -mntiifm ���w^iiiUMflW"1" f ��� *Mm,^uafl  li  r. -! ! ? 3'  THE TEIBTJNTE:; NELSON, B. C, SATTJRDAT AUGUST II 1900  Queen Victoria Chocolates  TSE  EI  BEST   OUST   THE   IIVLAJRIKZEja:  SOLID   03STL-3T   JB^ST  3="CrT   TXrE-   Z3ST   25   ^.3STI3  BO   C____l<r_C   BOXES  W. F. Teetzel Sc Co.  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  HATS! HATS!  We have just received a large consignment of Stetson hats in all the latest shapes and styles, also hats from  some of the best English makers, includings Christy's celebrated hard hats, which we are selling at prices to suit  everybody.    The Nelson  Clothing House  Xi/  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  L-i_i:&&i___^-__:&&Z___\:-__:��L-__:& vS-JSA'^A'^^'^i^S^id^-i  /^S^^-^ff^-S^^^Sf:^: _9^9^9^9^9T9^9^9^9-9-0y0.^  Just to Remind You  The  Karn  Famous  Piano  Steam's Bicycles  The Zenith, White,  Raymond,  Standard, Domestic  Wheeler & Wilson  Sewing Machines  Lamps, Vases  Diamonds   and   all  kinds  precious stones  Watches from size  18 to size 0  Rings,   Scarf   Pins,  Bracelets, Earrings,  Lockets, Chains,  and Brooches  JACOB DOVER, JEWELER  Jardiniers, Onyx Tables, Clay Goods, Brass Ware,  Clocks, Carving Sets, Pearl Handled Fish  and Fruit Sets.   A complete line of Rogers' 1847 Flatware  \if  to  to  iti  to  to  to  ffl  All the leading  up-to-date  ~   Jewelery' *  My Watch and  Jewelry  *-.*-��� - - ���- iu     --��� Department,  jte'-MS'*   '->as no  f'7>,vt-^  .equal in British  &%$&*,--    "Columbia  '  to        I guarantee  3��* <. '  to  ffl  to  Xti  ffl  to  :.ffl>  ffl  quality^  A   full   line' of  Sterling  Silver  Novelties  and  Orders by Mail  and Express  orders receive  my  prompt .  :     attention  JACOB DOVER, lhe Jeweler  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  '-".  fazo ?Gar ^Mixed ��i Vegetables  Prices Right, v Ask for  Quotations . u   .   .   .   .  >=;. THE WESTERN MERCANTILE COMPANY. Ltd.  Baker Street.* .    GROCERS. * Nelson, B. C  ;ASK iYOUR,GROCER FOR THE CELEBRATED  CITY LOCAL NEWS  The Tribune is requested to announce that the Indies' aid of the  Baptist church intend giving a  social in honor of their pastor and  hi9 wife. The TitruuNB would like  further to announce the time and  place for the holding of said social,  but this information is not furnished by its correspondent.  The Rocky Mountain Rangers  band will hold their smoker in the  opera house on Thursday night  next.  An effort is now to be made by  the friends of M. A. Albo to (secure  his release from the provincial jail  - on bail... Albo was mixed up in the  .trouble"with. W. R. Albi whose release was affected on Thursday. N.  E. Nuzum, the Spokane lawyer, who  arranged for Albi's bail- went to  Rossland yesterday to see Albo's  friends and secure the bondsmen.  Martin Madden has been awarded  the contract for the erection of a  residence on Latimer street for AV.  H. Bullock-Webster to cost $1700.  The number of men employed at  the Silver King mine has increased  to fifty .and further additions are  being made slowly. Captain Gifford,  the manager, states that mining  has been recommenced arid important .development work got under  way. The shipment of ore from the  King is, he states,' more or less a  matter of thefuture.' 7'  George Martin, of the Kaslo legal  firm of Whealler & Martin, had a  narrow escape from drowning on'  Wednesday. He was capsized from  a sailing canoe some distance from  shore and after being in the water  for an hour and a half was picked up  almost exhausted by the launch  Vedette of Nelson which was taking  a party of young people to', Kaslo.  The city band, under the leadership of J. C. Luppy, will give a concert this"evening at the corner of  Baker and Kootenay streets.  Mrs. Gifford arrived yesterday  frbm'Rat Portage tojoin her husband, captain, Gifford, manager of  the Silver King mine; She will re-  ��� main in Nelson several'months before* going to California for the  winter'. , ' -v  Work has been commenced on the  school -building at the rear of the  Catholic church. Contractor Mad:  den will push -the building oper--.  ations as rapidly as possible.  Major M. Allen has resigned from  the local Canadian Pacific railway,  staff and will leave shortly for the  east. By the death of an uncle at  Truro, Nova Scotia, he has come  into a snug legacy.  PITZ   KNOCKS   RUHLIN   OUT.  failed  Oats  The Best that Money can Buy.     Take no Other.  Manufactured by the Braokman-Ker Milliner Co., Ltd.  Victoria Vancouver. Westminster, Edmonton. Rossland, Nelson.  THIRTY DAYS WAR  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for Big Canvas Sign  Against prices will be the feature of the genuine clearance  sale, which I will commence on Saturday morning to make  room for my fall stock of clothing, gents furnishings, etc.  --Two hundred and fifty suits of clothing at cost. Three hundred pairs of miners'shoos at cost.  Men's f limit hlngs, flno shoos, hats and caps. Four hundred pair of odd pants. Every article in the  store offered at from 20 to 60 per cent discount  Baker Street, Nelson  Look Out for Big Canvas Sign.  Theo Madson  Don't Imbibe Snakes  l_ota ot them In the eity water.  Get one of oup filters  on trial.' Prices 40 cento, $1.26 and .$1.75.'  OPPOSITK POSTOFFICJE.  STRACHAN  BROTHERS.  H.   D.   ASHCROFT Kootenay  NELSON, B. C  Coffee   Co.  BLACKSMITHING  AND EXPERT  HORSESHOEING  Ora  i    Coffee roasters and dealers in Tea and Coffee,  f    Offer fresh roasted ooflee of best quality aa  follows* -    ,        ���_���_._ 0���    2S2 tna a^��^IS��-^::::::,i S   them their final instructions.  I Fine Santos,.* pounds^ J oo |    if, is announced that the fight  (Continued From Page One.)  the platform with his seconds, he  walked around and looked at the  gloves. "  Hisses were heard. Ruhlin, looking the picture of health entered  the ring a few minutes later amid  -great-cheers.       =    '~^~~~~    *"  Fitz, however, seemed to have the  most admirers. The moment Ruhlin entered the ring he walked up  to Fitz, and meeting him in the  ring, shook hands with him warmly. Jim Corbett, one of Ruhlin's  seconds, while Fitz was putting on  his gloves, entered with a belt of  the American flag. Ruhlin entered  the ring dressed in nothing but a  breech cloth. As soon as he arrived on the platform with his  seconds he. walked around and  looked at the gloves, walked over  to his corner and watched Fitz  carefully. The bell at this time  was announcing the fight.  When Fitz stripped it was seen  that he wore flesh-colored trunks.  Fitz occupies the southwest corner  of the ring. Ruhlin was in the  northwest angle. While Ruhlin  strips in great condition both men  wear bandages on their hands.  While the men were adjusting  their mits, the announcer spoke of  John L. Sullivan's benefit, introducing Sharkey, and announcing that  he would meet Fitz during the last  week of August whether he won or  I lost with Ruhlin. The referee is  Charley White. It was announced  that an effort would be made to  bring Ruhlin and Jeffries together  soon.  The referee called the men to the  center of the ring at 10:03 and gave  :on ���r-ftSTptl7 *t*end"1 *�� * * I tel^^n^feds::::::::::::.'::: ln\ will be under straight Queensberry  SmoU atteatJonTBven to all kinds o* repair.    Oxw Bio Boast, 6 pounds..  o^Wm woft from outside pointa,        I _.\_t&4____*_-_^_yi_i? _?*Sla��Pi*gJJP0',afl<>"' J  .��� i oo   ruie8.  rapidly. Fitz missed right swing.  Ruhlin got to chest. They clinched;  another break. Ruhlin shot left to  wind. Fitz got left to nose and received a right twice in succession.  Ruhlin then rushed Fitz to the_  ropes with lefts to head. Both are  a little wild, but Fitz finally landed  a right jolt on Ruhlin's face. Received a stiff right hander in return. Ruhlin rushed to ropes and  fired right and left to head. Fitz  rushed Ruhlin to- the ropes.  Ruhlin landed three lefts in rapid  succession. Fitz was groggy and  fell to his knees as tho bell rang.  Fitz' seconds rushed to ring and  cried foul, but it was not allowed.  Round 2.���They rushed* and  sparred for a 'moment. Ruhlin  ducked a fierce right in the eye and  Fitz came back with three vicious  swings on Ruhlin's eye. Ruhlin is  tired. He came back with a stiff  right hander. The fighting is terrific. Ruhlin's nose is bleeding.  Both men are tired and Ruhlin  hugged Fitz, trying to rest. He  seemed groggy and clinched continually, and'on a stiff righthander  Fitz floored Ruhlin. He stayed  down six seconds. The - round  closed with Ruhlin .very much worried and Fitz' seconds rushed to him  with congratulatory words.       ,   -  Round 3.���Ruhlin started with a  righthander, which landed lightly  Fitz retaliated with a light touch,,  which he followed up and made  Ruhlin wink. The men sparred at  long range for a moment and then  Fitz rushed in with-sharp blows.  His face was covered with blood,  bufc he seemed strong. Ruhlin  made an apparent attempt to butt  wifch his head. '-Fitz got a left to  ear and Ruhlin countered ,with a  right on jaw. "Both.are very tired.  Ruhliu missed'several hot swings.  Both clinched and 3taggered to  the ropes just as the bell rang: Fitz  got in a right with' a little steam  behind it just at the bell. Round  slightly in favor of Fitz.  ' Round 4.���Fitz landed a stiff, left  hander* and "forced Ruhlin - to the  ropes. - They, clinched, and after  the break sparred, a moment'for.  wind. Ruhlin-got right and left on  Fitz's face, but Fitz did not seem to  mind them.   Both men seemed very  ESTABLISHED 1892  H.   BYERS  Sc  HARDWARE  CO.  ESTABLISHED 1892  Garden, Mill, Steam and Suction  Hose.    ���  Crucible  Cast  Steel  6-16 to 1-in. in  Wire Rope  stock.  Leather arid  Rubber Belting.  Sheet, Square and Round Rubber  Flax and Garlock Packing  Pipe Fittings, Brass Goods, Rails  Black and Galvanized Sheet Iron  Soft Steel Plates    '  1-8, 3-16 and 1-4 x 72, 96 and 120  Agents���Truax Ore Cars, Giant Powdor, ond Metropolitan Fuse, etc. v  H. BYERS & CO.  NELSON  KASLO  SANDON  tired but Fitz sent his left to Ruhlin's stomach making him wink.  The men came to a clinch and  walked to the ropes. They were  not fighting so fast as in the former  rounds. Ruhlin can hardly raise  his hands. A left on jaw sent  Ruhlin to his knees. Ruhlin is  almost out. He waited till the last  count and staggered to his feet.  The bell' saved him. The-round  -was decidedly in-Fitz's jfavor. !_.  Round 5.���Fitz feinted and they  clinched. They are fighting slowly.  Ruhlin missed a right swing and  nearly losfc his. balance. - Ruhlin  sent a'fierce one to Fitz'face and  received a stiff left hander on body.  Ruhlin seemed to be waking up-a  little and landed several blows on  Fitz in quick succession, but they  did little damage. Ruhlin continually clinched to save himself. Fitz  followed him up and pummelled  him with right and left. Ruhlin  saved himself.with, a clinch. .Fitz  landed left and right as bell -rang.  Honors about even.  - Round 6.���Ruhlin's right.' was  'neatly< countered --.by Fitz, who  landed. Ruhlin was fighting cautiously, but* Fitz put him off bis  guard and landed a right on Ruhlin's nose and a left hook which  drove Ruhlin to the ropes. Fitz  lands left on jaw and knocks Ruhlin  down and out. The round lasted  two minutes and ten seconds.  Refrigerators  Prices from $10 to $30  LAWRENCE HARDWARE COMPANY  FOR TRACKLAYING  AND SURFACING AT  PROCTERS  WAGESI- $1.75  BOARD --5.00  -Apply-  HOTEL   ABBIVALS.  PHAIK.���F. O. BorK and wife, Spokane; J.  Fred Ritchie, Rossland; M. W. MurdofF, Boston,  Mass ; L. E. Hughes, New* Westminster; Charles  Dundee, Rossland; A. T. Van Ettinger, Portland, Ore.; T. B. Sumner, Everett, Wash.; W, J.  Mackonzie, Vancouver; D.-Bra-rill, England; T.  R. Ella, Vancouver, W. L. McMillan, Rossland;  E. T. Bradin, Spokane; XV. H. Kearney, Portland, Oro.  HUME.���W. J. Anderson and wife, Toronto;  P. M. Inglis, Hamilton, Ont; R. J. Hannah. Toronto; G. A. Mitchell, Rossland;. J. P. Byers,  Trail; J. Prentice, Hamilton, Ont.; G. D. Scott,  Vancouver; J. Fleutot, Kaslo; R. J. Wark, Toronto; L R, Renwick, K~. Charles, Rossland; J.  O. Whitean, Toronto; Raoel Green, Kaslo; D. R.  Young. Fossland;' Miss * Fernie,-" Fernie; Miss  Weigglesworth, Fernie; J. J. Southcott. Victoria. ' ,  QUEEN'3.���J. P. Reid, Rossland; T. Stevenson,  Greenwood; J. A. Munroe, Phoenix,*.8,'R. Clark,  Ymir; Father Galler, Spokano.   '  BUSINESS  MENTION.  ".Gentleman can secure pleasantly  furnished 'room, centrally" located, on 'Silica  streot, with private family. Apply ," B C,"  Tribune office.  , Hack calls left at, the Pacific  Transfer barn on Vernon street. Telephone  call 35. . *-  W. REINHARD, M. _D.  ,,.' General Practice.  SPECIALTY: * Eye,  Ear  and  Nose.  *r  ffl   185 Bakep Street.  ���0-0-0-0-0-9-0-0-9-9-0^rA  *Mi  Telephone 10.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  KIRKPATRICK  & WILSON.  We have removed our place of business  for the next few months to the old Burns  shop/ next to the Nelson Hotel, where we  xti  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl   hope to see all our old customers and many   ffl  new ones.   Give us a call.  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  to   Telephone 10  W_  KIRKPATRICK & ^ILSON  185 Bakep Street  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  ffl  Mr'-  ^CaV Load of Lake of the  Woods , Flour Has   Just  ~. Been Received.  Cheapest Place in Nelson to Outfit  Houston Block.  Telephone 161.  P. O. Box 176.  JOHN AMINO & CO.  Office:  Baker Street, near  Telephone No. ll.  Fraternity Hall.  Kootenay Electric Supply & Construction Co., ltd.  Electpic Fixtures   "     Electric Fans  Medical Batteaies  HOUSTON BLOCK,  CORNER BAKER AND JOSEPHINE STREETS.  Nelson, B. C.  r: h. mccoy  Procter, B. C.  We are selling an eight-day  clock with Cathedral gong and  half-hour strike for $5.00.  A fine black enamel wood  clock, eight-day, half-hour  strike, for $9.50. Guaranteed.  t  WE HAVE STANLEY PIANOS.  T. H. BROWN  ALEX.STEWART-  1250 shares of Athabasca  for  Sale  at  a   Bargain.  'Wi We have  Wi  ALEX STEWART  178 Baker Street  JEWELER  Nelson, B. C.  hop: HaU BK betwee n Baktx and Verno J of OddJWlowH Mock. West Baker street-,  Bound 1.���They began sparring  NOTICE   OF . DISSOLUTION.  Notice in horeby given that tho partnership  foimorly existing between Gus Nelson and John  Lindblod, lesseos of the "Glue Pot" saloon. Nelson, Imh this day been dibsolved. All claims  against the said Arm must be sent to Mr. Nchon,  who win continuo to carry on the business.  Witness: JOHN LINDBLAD.  R.S. LBVNIE.      "    GUS NELSON.  Dated at Nelson this 9th day- ot August.  A.D., 1900.  DEBENTURES  FOR SALE  Tho City of Nelson, British Columbia, has authorized tho issue of debentures for the following  purposes:  $15,000 for extending the Water-  Works System.  $15,000 for extending the Electric Light System.  $20,000 for extending the Sewer  System.  $20,000 for Street Improvements.  $6,000 fora Road Making Plant.  These debentures aro dated October 1st, 1900,  run for twenty years, bear four per cent interest  (payable semi-annually), and will bo'issued in  denominations of one thousand dollars. Interest  and principal payable at the Bank of Montreal,  Nolson. The assessed value of real estate in  Nolson is $1,217,000, and of improvements 8818,000;  total 82,065,000. The population is 6000. Tenders  for these debentures will bo received by the undersigned up to 12 o'clock noon on Saturday,  September 15th, 1900.  ' :T 7 ��� JfOHN HOUSTON. Mayor.  Nelson, B.C., July 24th, 1900.  Wj  Wj  Wj  sold 75 per cent of all the  Portland Cement   -Fipe Brick-Fire-Clay���  and Sewep Pipe  USED IN KOOTENAY  Just received carload Dominion Ale and Porter  (PINTS AND QUARTS)  Dominion White Label Ale (pints and quarts).   This is  the finest Ale brewed in Canada.  Dominion Bulk Ale (15 gallon kegs)  Teacher's Scotch Whiskey is still the best.  Wi  Wj  Wi  M-  Wj  Wj  Wi  Wi i  wi  H. J. EVANS & OO.  Wj  1  P. Burns & Co.  Wholesale and Retail  Dealers in Meats  I  Head Office at  NELSON, B. O.    Markets at Nelson, Rossland, _ Trail, Kaslo, Ymir, Sandon, Silverton, Net*-* J,  Denver, Revelstoke, Ferguson, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Cascade City, Mid -,  way, and Vancouver. - \  Mail Orders Promptly Forwarded |  West Kootenay Butcher Co.  ALL KINDS OF  FRESH AND SALTED MEATS  WHOLESALE AND RETAIL  AND POULTRY IN SEASON  FISH  Baker Street, Nelson  OBDKBS WL _______ JftECKIVE  E. C. TRAVES, Manager  I CABBFUL AND FfiOMFT ATTENTION.  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